Paul-François Cattier
President, Francophone Africa
Schneider Electric

Paul-Francois Cattier is the President of Schneider Electric International, covering more than 60 Countries, including French Speaking Africa as well as the Caribbean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Islands.

Prior to that, since 2010, Paul-François was responsible for developing and executing the strategy to position Schneider Electric across all Business Units as “THE” Global Leader of Data Center physical Infrastructure Market, as well as responsible and Cloud & Finance Segment.

Paul-François Cattier joined MGE UPS Systems in 2005 as Country Manager France. When Schneider Electric acquired APC, he took over APC to merge MGE and APC and then expand his geographical scope to Benelux and French Speaking Africa.

Paul-François Cattier has more than 35 years experience in sales and general management in the IT, Telecom and power quality Industries.

He has developed competencies in both the products, Software and the services areas.
Prior to APC by Schneider Electric, he held different positions in sales and general management functions in companies like Alcatel, Philips, Digital Equipment Corporation, Cabletron & Anixter

Paul-François has done a French business School and French law University.
He has 2 children; he likes reading, chess, sailing and golf.